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OpenView Network Node Manager: Designing and Implementing an Enterprise Solution by John Blommers

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Strategies for Defining and Discovering the Management Domain

You need to develop a plan for first discovery of the management domain. This involves the seedfile, community strings, SNMP OIDs for wildcard groups of managed devices, device icons, and cooperation from the management of the managed sites.

You need a list of all the routers that interconnect the LAN segments at each site and the WAN links between the sites. This will form the basis for our first seedfile. It’s expected that the list will include routers outside the desired area and will miss some inside it. Your strategy is to develop this seedfile so that you can start a discovery from scratch if necessary to rebuild any NNM database. If you don’t have a clear idea of which routers ...

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